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The Samsung LN40B550 is a 40" high definition LCD TV from Samsung's mid-range 5 Series.

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good number of connections, enough for everything in most houses

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draws very little power while in operation

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controls are very simple, can just pick up the remote and use it with no confusion at all

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setup is very easy, looks great out of the box

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speakers are above-average, can get pretty loud and are very clear

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colors are bright with enough subtle shades to see the details

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fights glare very well, can be used in a brighter room

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not capable of producing a strong sense of realism, contrast is a little limited

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The Samsung LN40B550 is a 40" high definition LCD TV from Samsung's mid-range 5 Series.  The TV features a native resolution of 1080p, dynamic contrast ratio of 70,000:1, and a 6ms response time.  It includes built-in 10-watt stereo speakers, 4 HDMI inputs, and a side USB port for MP3 and photo playback.  The TV is more advanced than the LN40B530 since it has a higher contrast ratio, red-tinted bezel, and more ports than the LN40B530.  For more information see the full Samsung 5 Series report.

  • 40" LCD Display
  • 16:9 Image Aspect Ratio
  • 1920 x 1080 Resolution
  • 6ms Response Time
  • 70,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • Wide Color Enhancer Technology
  • SRS TruSurround HD
  • Built-in 10-watt Stereo Speakers
  • Built-in ATSC, NTSC, and QAM Tuners
  • Touch of Color High Gloss Finish
  • Energy Star Qualified
  • Detachable Swivel Stand
  • Inputs/Outputs: 4 x HDMI, 1 x Composite, 2 x Component, 1 x PC, 1 x RF, 1 x Optical Out, 1 x Side USB
  • Dimensions: 38-5/8"W x 24-3/4"H x 4-1/4"D 
  • 1 year limited warranty
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